3 ways GINGER will give you an instant glow for less than $10
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Because of its toning and beautifully rich antioxidant properties, ginger is one grocery ingredient you should definitely be adding to your grocery cart. Both ingesting ginger and applying it topically have major anti-aging benefits. It contains around 40 antioxidant properties that prevent free radical damage and protect against aging. It also evens skin tone and improves elasticity. Below are 3 easy recipes to kick-start your weekly adoption of GINGER into your health routine!
Detox Ginger Bath
Take 1/2 cup of Epsom salt and add 2 tsp ground ginger (either from your spice collection or you can grind it yourself!). Fill the tub like usual with warm water and pour your ingredients in. The ginger increases circulation and boosts immunity while Epsom salts soothe muscles and give you some much-needed magnesium. We love adding BB Beauty oil to enhance moisture to the skin.
- 1 1/4 cups of coconut milk, almond milk, or cow's milk
- 1 Teaspoon of fresh ginger minced
- 1 Teaspoon of coconut sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt (optional)
- Ginger powder, Black Pepper or cinnamon (optional // or other spices // for topping)
Combine turmeric, ginger, coconut sugar, coconut oil, and sea salt in a powerful blender.
2. Heat almond milk, coconut milk or cow's milk in a small saucepan over medium heat until just simmering.
3. Pour your milk of choice into the blender until smooth and frothy. Pour into a glass and garnish with ground black pepper.
GINGER BUBBLY WATER
- 1 1/2 cups filtered water
- 1 cup organic cane sugar (or sub granulated or raw)
- 1 cup roughly chopped fresh ginger (1 large knob yields ~1 cup)
- 1 Slice of lemon
To make the ginger syrup, bring the water, sugar, and ginger to a boil and stir to dissolve sugar. Then reduce heat to a low simmer and continue cooking for 45 minutes.
Strain through a fine mesh strainer into a bottle or jar for easy storage.
Ginger syrup should keep in the fridge for up to a month. Add to club soda, tonic water or your favorite natural sparkly water to make “ginger bubbly water.”
- Spritz a lil lemon